Dr John Guy has been awarded an OBE for his work in education in England. He will receive the award from Queen Elizabeth at a forthcoming ceremony in Buckingham Palace. John is son of Gretta McDonagh from Shrule and the late Mr. Guy of Oxford, England and is grandson of the late James McDonagh and Margaret McDonagh, both originally from Ramolin, Shrule. Dr. Guy, who is proud of his links with the Shrule area, is principal of Sixth Form College in Farnborough, Surrey and an advisor to the government . He is also a director of the National O.C.R. Board in Surrey. “Teaching is a vocation as well as a profession,” is John’s guiding principle. Dr. Guy has several cousins in the general Shrule area and has enjoyed his visits to Mayo over the years.
- Original Western People – Wednesday, July 25, 2001
- Submitted by Western People